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The Disaster Preparedness Handbook

Author : Arthur T. Bradley
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Ninety-nine percent of the time, the world spins like a top, the skies are clear, and your refrigerator is full of good food. But the world is a volatile place—storms rage, fires burn, and diseases spread. No one is ever completely safe. Humans live as part of a very complex ecosystem that is unpredictable and merciless. Could you protect your family in the case of an emergency—domestic or global? The Disaster Preparedness Handbook will help you to establish a practical disaster plan for your entire family (covering all fourteen basic human needs) in case the unpredictable happens. Additional information is also presented for those with special needs, including the elderly and disabled, children, pregnant women, and even pets. Well-researched by an army veteran and current NASA engineer, this is the essential guide every family should have, study, and keep handy, in case the unthinkable should occur.

The Library Disaster Preparedness Handbook

Author : John Morris
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Discusses problem patrons, theft and mutilation of books, fire protection, safety precautions, preservation techniques, insurance, and risk management

The Disaster Survival Handbook

Author : Sam Fury
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Do You Know How to Survive a Disaster? If the answer is "NO" then The Disaster Survival Handbook is a MUST-HAVE! This is a no-nonsense reference book on how to stay alive during man-made and natural disasters. It will also teach you the basics of prepping so you can survive the aftermath. Prepare yourself with the knowledge you need, because you never know when disaster will strike. Get it now. Knowledge is Your Best Disaster Survival Tool Learn the disaster preparedness and recovery steps in case of... *Fire *Animal attacks *Tornado *Nuclear Attack *Tsunami *Plane Crash *Biological contamination *Volcanic Eruption *Earthquake *Avalanche *Flood *Hurricane *Sandstorm *Blizzard *Public shootings ... and many others! Also Learn the Fundamentals of Prepping *How and what to stockpile in case there is a breakdown in society *Ideas on how to sustain your survival needs indefinitely if needed *Bugging in/out *Caches and Bug Out Bags (BOB's) *What extra security measures to take when the rule of law is no longer in effect ... and more. Includes 4 Free Bonuses Get your copy of The Disaster Survival Handbook today and you will also receive: *A critical first aid guide including an emergency first aid cheat sheet. *The 16 principles of self-defense. Fundamental lessons to protect yourself from violent attacks. *Special Report: How to run up walls. *The useful knots cheat sheet. This book is a must-have in your disaster survival kit, because the information will save your life. Get it now.

The Coronavirus Preparedness Handbook

Author : Tess Pennington
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Life-Saving COVID-19 Information: Quarantines, Lockdowns, Face Masks, Immune Support, Food Readiness, Sanitation, and More The novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19, started in Wuhan, China. Shortly thereafter, 11 million people in Wuhan and 57 million people in other regions of China were under lockdown. But that was half a world away and couldn’t happen here. On March 7, 2020, less than 90 days after the initial Wuhan outbreak, 16 million people in Italy were put on lockdown. How many of these people put on lockdown were prepared? Are you prepared? The Coronavirus Preparedness Handbook by Tess Pennington will prepare you for whatever may happen in your region. Find life-saving information, including everything you need to know about: Preparing for quarantine When to release someone from isolation Choosing face masks, respirators, and gloves Creating a medical supply chest Boosting your immune system Stocking your pantry Sanitation tips Communicating during lockdown Preparing your community and schools And more! From a description of the virus and how to prevent yourself from getting the virus to the supplies you should have in your house in case of a lockdown, this book will prepare you for all possibilities.

Transportation Disaster Response Handbook

Author : Jay Levinson
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Transportation Disaster Response Handbook presents information and strategies for dealing with all types of disasters and looks at the unique aspects of transportation-related incidents. It outlines how to prepare for emergencies, what to expect during a disaster, how individuals within the emergency agencies should respond, and how these agencies can quickly mobilize to minimize damage and provide assistance to victims. This practical handbook shows you how to: · Design a disaster preparedness plan · Assess and clarify incidents as soon as they occur · Anticipate and handle issues for each type of disaster · Assist victims and provide aid to emergency personnel · Coordinate with emergency units and aid groups · Search for and recover physical evidence · Deal with the media · Plan business recovery · And much more! The authors use examples of real disasters to illustrate key points and show how to effectively implement strategies before, during, and after a disaster. The Handbook will be an essential resource for police, fire fighters, medical professionals, government and military groups, transportation officials, emergency response planners, aid groups, forensic investigators, and security and business managers. Design a disaster preparedness plan Assess and clarify incidents as soon as they occur Anticipate and handle issues for each type of disaster Assist victims and provide aid to emergency personnel Coordinate with emergency units and aid groups Search for and recover physical evidence Deal with the media Plan business recovery And much more!

Emergency Management

Author : Jeffrey B. Bumgarner
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This work is the first nontechnical guide to the principles, practices, policies, and profession of emergency management. * Numerous primary source documents include key legislation as well as FEMA policies and publications * A chronology lists major disasters in the United States along with key emergency management developments

Disaster Preparedness Guide

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Preparation is key to navigating any natural or man-made emergency, and this publication sets forth practical steps and advice for ensuring the safety of you and your family should the worst occur.

Handbook to Practical Disaster Preparedness for the Family

Author : Arthur T. Bradley
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Ninety-nine percent of the time the world spins like a top, the skies are clear, and your refrigerator is full of milk and cheese. But know with certainty that the world is a dangerous place. Storms rage, fires burn, and diseases spread. No one is ever completely safe. Not you. Not your children. We all live as part of a very complex ecosystem that is unpredictable and willing to kill us without remorse or pause. This book will help you to establish a practical disaster preparedness plan for your entire family, covering all 14 basic human needs. Additional information is also presented for those with special needs, including the elderly, children, people with disabilities, pregnant women, and pets. Every topic is well researched, with over 240 references cited, and is presented in a clear, easy to read format.

Disaster Ministry Handbook

Author : Jamie D. Aten
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Is your church prepared to respond if natural disaster or human tragedy strikes your community? Jamie Aten and David Boan, codirectors of the Humanitarian Disaster Institute, provide this practical guide for disaster preparedness, filled with resources for emergency planning and crisis management plus best practices for local congregations.

ReadyRN E Book

Author : Tener Goodwin Veenema
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This color-coded, rapid-reference text includes all of the essential information you need to manage any disaster or emergency with mass casualties. Coverage of each category of disaster—weather-related, public health, infectious disease, chemical, biological, radiological/nuclear, and explosive—offers vital content on dealing with the injuries and nursing protocols for each scenario. Plus, information on disaster sites and clinical management prepares you to take action at the scene or in the hospital setting. Provides the need-to-know information on emerging infectious diseases, such as Swine Flu, including: Distinguishing Pandemic Influenza from annual seasonal influenza. Assessing and managing patients with quarantinable infectous diseases. Preventing further transmission. Critical Info feature highlights the most important points from each chapter.Assessment illustrations show characteristic symptoms and make it easy to identify signs of illness quickly. Icons alert you to important information to consider before approaching a patient, including personal risk, contagion, and reporting obligations. Color-coded sections and coordinated thumb tabs make it easy to find important information at a glance. Chapter outlines provide page references for each major section within the chapter. Glossary and Acronyms section includes the most commonly used acronyms and terms you’ll need in emergency situations. Family Disaster Plan appendix offers vital information on creating a personal disaster plan, and Family Risk icons alert you to dangers that may be carried to your family. Contacts appendix provides federal agency contact information, as well as space for you to fill in local emergency contacts for increased efficiency in a disaster.

Dr Prepper

Author : Jeff Garrett
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Life-saving medical advice for when you can’t reach a doctor. Survival preparedness is not to be taken lightly. We live in a society full of comforts, conveniences, and instantaneous answers to all of our questions. But what happens when those systems break down? Preparedness must begin from the inside out. Maintaining a healthy lifestyle can often determine whether or not you can physically endure catastrophic circumstances. Poor diet and a sedentary lifestyle can lead to health issues, and the simplest toothache can transform into an abscess that poisons the blood. You never know what small step you could have taken that would have helped you bounce back from an injury or could have reduced your risk of falling ill, so it is important to start preparing for the worst by treating your body the best you can. Dr. Prepper is a comprehensive guide to knowing a little bit about everything, but, more importantly, it also provides information on how to cope with medical emergencies. Learn about: What to include when you prepare a survival bug-out bag Basic wilderness tips and tricks like water purification and finding shelter Identifying and treating critter bites and stings or unfortunate brushes with poisonous plants Home treatment methods for when emergency responders are not within reach Remedies and recipes for basic treatment options like burn spray and fire ant treatment to stomach-settling teas and anti-inflammatory bone broth When you never know what’s going to happen, this book will give you the resources to plan ahead, assess your situation, find a solution, and help you keep going.

Saving Our Selves

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Handbook of Disaster Policies and Institutions

Author : John Handmer
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Disasters both natural and human-induced are leading to spiralling costs in terms of human lives, lost livelihoods and damaged assets and businesses. Yet these consequences and the financial and human crises that follow catastrophes can often be traced to policies unsuited to the emerging scales of the problems they confront, and the lack of institutional capacity to implement planning and prevention or to manage disasters. This book seeks to overcome this mismatch and to guide development of a more strategic policy and institutional framework. This updated and revised second edition includes new coverage of climate change adaptation, which has rapidly become central to disaster and emergency planning and management. This is an essential handbook for practitioners across the world seeking to improve the quality, robustness and capacity of their disaster management mechanisms.

A Guide to the Disaster Preparedness Improvement Grant Program

Author : United States. Federal Emergency Management Agency
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Handbook of Disaster Risk Reduction Management

Author : Christian N Madu
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Climate change is increasingly of great concern to the world community. The earth has witnessed the buildup of greenhouse gases (GHG) in the atmosphere, changes in biodiversity, and more occurrences of natural disasters. Recently, scientists have begun to shift their emphasis away from curbing carbon dioxide emission to adapting to carbon dioxide emission. The increase in natural disasters around the world is unprecedented in earth's history and these disasters are often associated to climate changes. Many nations along the coastal lines are threatened by massive floods and tsunamis. Earthquakes are increasing in intensity and erosion and droughts are problems in many parts of the developing countries. This book is therefore to investigate ways to prepare and effectively manage these disasters and possibly reduce their impacts. The focus is on mitigation strategies and policies that will help to reduce the impacts of natural disasters. The book takes an in-depth look at climate change and its association to socio-economic development and cultures especially in vulnerable communities; and investigates how communities can develop resilience to disasters. A balanced and a multiple perspective approach to manage the risks associated with natural disasters is offered by engaging authors from the entire globe to proffer solutions.

Handbook of Disaster Research

Author : Havidan Rodriguez
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This timely Handbook is based on the principle that disasters are social constructions and focuses on social science disaster research. It provides an interdisciplinary approach to disasters with theoretical, methodological, and practical applications. Attention is given to conceptual issues dealing with the concept "disaster" and to methodological issues relating to research on disasters. These include Geographic Information Systems as a useful research tool and its implications for future research. This seminal work is the first interdisciplinary collection of disaster research as it stands now while outlining how the field will continue to grow.

The Disaster Preparedness Guide to Being Financially Prepared

Author : Arthur T. Bradley, PhD
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Disaster preparedness can get rather expensive; the cost of supplies is significant, and with all the recommendations you may wonder where to begin. The Disaster Preparedness Guide to Being Financially Prepared for Anything will help you prioritize while you start preparing a DP kit. Learn how to ready your finances for the challenges of hard times with the “Money Plan” and discover practical ways to incorporate age-old advice (“spend less and save more”) into your daily life. Read about different types of insurance—home, auto, disability, medical, and life—and learn how to evaluate which are really necessary for you and your family. Download this book to learn how to finance all of your excellent disaster preparation!

Surviving the Next Catastrophe

Author : Rich Murphy
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Disasters happen; that's a fact of life. The question is¿ are you ready for them? Actually, less than two percent of Americans are. The rest? Well, they're expecting the government to bail them out. But as we've seen in past disasters, they're not all that good at it. They're much better at bringing red tape to tie things up. It was almost two months after Hurricane Katrina before power was fully restored. Seven years later, when Hurricane Sandy came along, FEMA didn't do any better. Government organizations just aren't very efficient at dealing with a crisis, as the people of Puerto Rico found out, with many of them not having electrical power restored after the one-two punch of Hurricanes Irma and Maria. Our ancestors didn't depend on anyone to take care of them, if a disaster happened; they took care of themselves; and they did so quite well. We need to return to that lifestyle, becoming more self-sufficient, rather than depending on the extremely complex infrastructure that we've built. With the information included in this book, you can start along that road, depending on yourself, not Uncle Sam.

Social Work and Disasters

Author : Margaret Alston
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Disasters are increasing in frequency and intensity across the world, causing significant destruction to individuals and communities. Yet many social workers are ill-prepared for the demands of this field of practice. This book discusses the role of social workers in disaster work, including in disaster-preparedness, during the disaster and in post-disaster practice. It addresses the complexities of social work disaster practice, noting the need for social workers to understand the language of trauma and to respond effectively. The authors discuss disaster theory and practice, drawing out elements of practice at macro-, meso- and micro-levels and at various stages of the disaster. They examine the factors that shape vulnerability in disasters and draw out the possibility of post-traumatic growth. The final section discusses strategies for self-care in disaster practice, noting the organisational and personal strategies that can be adopted to facilitate the wellbeing of workers in the field. With real-life case studies from top scholars in the field, this book is essential reading for social work practitioners working in the field of disaster practice, as well as social work students and academics. It will also be useful to other health professionals who wish to understand this field of practice.

Disaster Management Handbook

Author : Jack Pinkowski
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Record breaking hurricane seasons, tornados, tsunamis, earthquakes, and intentional acts of mass-casualty violence, give lie to the delusion that disasters are the anomaly and not the norm. Disaster management is rooted in the fundamental belief that we can protect ourselves. Even if we cannot control all the causes, we can prepare and respond. We